All of my children have suffered with eczema concerns as babies, some more severe than others but it’s always a
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You may have noticed a bit of a change to your beloved Handy Andy Cream. In keeping up with Unilever's
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Top Picks for a Proudly South African Christmas
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We all have that one family member or friend who just knows how to keep a clean house. It never
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I’ve spoken about my love of Italy before, so when I heard about Disney Pixar’s new release “Luca”, I knew
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The first thing you should know is that somewhere deep down, I have always wanted a home-birth. The calm, tranquil
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One of South Africa’s favourite food company, Kellogg’s is on a mission to inspire and evoke a renewed sense of
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Valentines this year is certainly going to look very different. Ever since we started to have children we have incorporated
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2020 was the year we all started to clean, just a little more and I don’t think that trend is
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It’s just past midnight on the 29th December 2020. The year the World “stood still”. Instead of jumping into bed
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Lockdown 2020 saw my boys being introduced to the world of Sonic (and gaming). They are obsessed, they LOVE the
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An orange scented custard, floating in a sea of toffee coloured sauce, topped with a deep rich caramel. Learn how
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It's that time of year again (I cant quite believe it), to round up some of my favourite finds for
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For many, lamb is considered a traditionally "Easter Dish" but in our house growing up, traditional Christmas meals comprised of
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GET YOUR RING SECURITY CAMERA THIS BLACK FRIDAY! Not a day goes by where the topic of Home security isn’t
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Heritage Day is one of those Public Holiday’s that is Proudly South African. A day to celebrate all of the
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Lets see how many times you have googled “activities to stimulate my child” this lockdown… 2, 3, 4? As a
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There are very few cleaning products that can claim to get into everything, from floors and grout in tiles to
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As we enter our 9th week of homeschooling, which is not really "homeschooling" but more "crises management" to be honest,
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I have had numerous messages on “Soda Crystals”, how and where to find them in South Africa and what to
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Iconic to South African Ramadan, Haleem is a dish that always makes an appearance in this Month. Its a hearty,
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For many of us Mothers Day will not be the same this year as a result of COVID-19. That familiar
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Let's face it, lockdown has pretty much brought out the inner "Martha Stewart" in us all. Whether its baking, cleaning
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We are well into the Islamic Month of Ramadan, a holy month where Muslims around the world fast for a
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It's that time of year again, the holy month of Ramadan. We are pulling out our Ramadan Calendar and creating
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What if I told you that you would only ever need 3 things to clean your house? Ok, apart from
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This warm, comforting Dhal is the perfect recipe for a pick me up. We are definitely in a time of
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Following on from my blog yesterday on "At Home Activities" to keep the kids busy during our "social distancing", a
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It has it all. Visual impact, luxury of years gone by, activities to entertain everyone, and enough food to feed
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With its beautiful cobbled streets, historical fountains, picturesque piazza's and grand monuments, Rome is without a doubt one of the
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My choice of a midweek meal has to be something that is quick, tasty and require minimal effort on my
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Whether you are ready or not, the new school year is upon us, and with that approximately 197 lunch boxes
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A few weeks ago we were sent some Hot Wheels Friction cars to test out and review. The boys have
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WOW WOW WOW, What a year 2019 has been. Highs, lows, changes, babies, houses… At the end of each year
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This succulent Cranberry Orange Chicken followed by a decadent white chocolate and raspberry "pot du creme", officially signals that Holiday
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We have a birthday fast approaching in our house and it’s leaving me more than a little anxious. For me
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Hands up to all the moms of serial snackers !! From the moment my kids wake up to the second
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There sure has been a lot of negative talk and feelings about South Africa recently, a string of bad news,
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Pop-culture fans unite! We are gearing up for the most interactive four-day pop culture festival, Comic Con Africa, and this
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4 years, well 47 months to be exact, and going strong. That’s how long I have been breastfeeding for. It’s
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I remember the helpless feeling I had with my firstborn. Everything I had read and studied for had prepared me
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Is there anything better then a freshly baked cookie? I am a sucker for a soft, chewy cookie, add in
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This is one of those recipes where you really cannot go wrong. A perfect bake every single time and you
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Aquafaba, its been around for years; I certainly haven't created anything new here but I personally only discovered it recently
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Hearing a good birth story is extremely powerful. I used to read through dozens when I was pregnant. Listening to
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The whole Instagram hiding likes thing versus drops in engagement has got me thinking recently... I found myself over the
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I love being a working mother, I love being able to have my “own identity” at work and earning my
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A quarter of a century, that's quite a milestone. Its a turning point and when one of your favourite skin
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I don’t know how we got here. Time’s flown by so quickly, in the blink of an eye and now
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Is there anything more comforting then a big bowl of luxurious butternut soup? Its one of the most simple soups
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Just when the boys started sleeping through the night (well almost, apart from jumping into our beds every other night,
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This is one of my all time favourite soups. Its comfort food, creamy and sweet with just the right amount
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I thought it was well overdue to write a blog on the beautiful baby shower that was thrown for Baby
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It’s Father’s Day on Sunday 16 June and thankfully progressed so much further then beers, braai's and socks (though i
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We all have toys that our kids don't play with that we want to give away or donate right? We
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The excitement of the morning, waking up before sunrise to prepare for the morning prayer, getting dressed in your very
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I often get asked by my non-muslim friends about our traditions and practices in Islam, in particular around our holy
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Its been a while since a proper blog post, in between feeds and winding and trying to make various kiddos
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Delicious Chocolate Chunk Muffins
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One thing you are guaranteed to find in our house, at any given point, is a good old pack of
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Something about becoming a mother changed my whole outlook on life. My overall awareness of dangers around us and what
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I finally did it! At 38 weeks I finally packed my hospital bags :) I always love to leave things
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A while ago I featured on my instagram stories the most amazing, vegan friendly, organic, pregnancy safe cosmetic products from
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Let’s talk maternity fashion. There’s something about being pregnant that gives me an extra boost of confidence (well up until
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I think the thing that I love the most about Motherhood, is that it's opened my eyes and network to
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Sometimes in life you have that one friend that completely takes your breath away in all that they do. Since
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First and foremost, let me start by saying this post is in no way sponsored, or paid for. These are
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Soft, chewy cookies out of a Cake Mix? Yes you absolutely can! I've mentioned before how I wished Pillsbury brought
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Ahhhhhh Cake Pops....... Those little balls of fudgey, soft, chocolate covered cake goodness :) Whoever first came up with the
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The Boys and I love baking together. Actually I think its more like I enjoy baking and they love sampling,
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I couldn't bear to post this earlier. Although schools are going back a whole week earlier this year, my mind
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When it all unravels...... For us personally, 9 out the 10 times we travel, one of the kids will get
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I'm not that fussy when it comes to gifts, in fact, one of the most memorable gifts my husband has
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I asked a question a while back on Instagram regarding stockings (no not the hosiery type), and your family traditions.
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I spent an evening a little while back with the Cadburys' Team at The Cookery, on a cooking class to highlight
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Its officially “Gift Guide Season” and I have been scouring the best toys across leading suppliers in South Africa to
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CNA has inspired my world for decades, and I’m pretty excited to share “My Story” and journey with one of
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I’ve been thinking more and more about how we will manage bed times next year, with the third baby here.
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Last week I had the opportunity to sit down with an Oral Hygienist from Colgate-Palmolive and we spoke about all
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The Carnival theme has to be one of my all time favourite themes. The colours, the design elements, the food,
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The weather is warming up and the first blooms are showing signs of flowering.  Bring on warmer weather and long
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I will take any excuse to snuggle in and read a good book. August the 9th is “Book Lovers Day”,
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If you have been following my blog for a while you probably would have picked up that I'm a bit
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Mommalike me and I have made no secret of our love for party planning. It runs through my veins, my
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It’s a few days before easter, and as most families will be rushing out to stock pile their chocolate eggs
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With 4 children I have certainly managed my fair share of fever's in 8 years. It still constantly amazes me
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We all want to "go greener", but it's often harder to achieve then we thought, especially when it comes to
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December holidays are just around the corner, with that comes the inevitable worry about home security and time spent away
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A whopping 49% of parents in South Africa, according to the latest LEGO Play Well report – aren’t quite on
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Sunlight Liquid dish soap is a staple in most households around Southern Africa, but do you really know ALL the
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This post has been sitting in my drafts since December 2020 and I have finally have some time to click
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It’s almost been one whole year since COVID first struck South Africa. That’s one whole year of my husband and
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So here’s a post I have been sitting on for quite some time. I’ve debated clicking “post” for some time
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We have focused on Proudly South African, I've spoken about my favourite educational toys and I have also helped you
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Game Stores invokes Christmas memories, actually, it brings back memories of any toy shopping. Growing up in Botswana, for a
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